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BrightStars, Rhode Island’s Tiered Quality Rating and Improvement system, assists families in finding care and recognizes and supports quality in early care and education programs.

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Independent Outdoor Play Without Barriers

BrightStars promotes the importance of providing safe environments to children and we see the incredible value of independent outdoor play without barriers. Outdoor play as an essential part of a child’s development.  It provides opportunities for children to advance physically, emotionally and intellectually.

The following article by Angela Hanscom from Community Playthings discusses just that!


According to Ms. Hanscom, "Children learn an immense amount of information through active free play outdoors."  We think so too!  Let us know what you think....

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